Monthly Archives: March 2019

group_by() %>% mutate() using pandas

While I have my issues with the tidyverse, one feature I am enamored with is the ability to assign values to observations in grouped data without aggregating the data.  This assigning is done by using the mutate() command instead of summarize().  I am in the middle of some data processing in a Python pipeline where I […]

Python, if any() else in list comprehension

This one took me about 20-30 minutes to figure out today and required stringing together some SO answers, so I’m putting what I learned here for future reference. The scenario: searching if 1 of multiple strings exists in a longer string.  In this case, some possible Twitter clients in the source field of a tweet […]

Multiple nohup.out Files

This entry is a reminder for myself more than anything, as it documents a very popular SO answer that is one of the first returns from Google when searching “nohup multiple out files”. nohup.out is a file created automatically when you use type “nohup” in a bash terminal.  (“nohup” is short for “no hangup”, which […]